Before joining IBC George Bevir was facilities and technology editor at weekly UK magazine Broadcast where he launched Broadcast Tech, a bi-monthly magazine about the technology used to create and deliver TV. Before joining Broadcast he lived in Dubai where he wrote about the telecoms, media and technology industries in the Middle East and Africa. Before moving into journalism, George worked for Red Bee Media as a transmission scheduler.
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German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media wants to sell its US production arm by the end of the year, with bids due by then.
Tencent has joined the Alliance for Open Media, the organisation responsible for AV1, the royalty-free, open-source codec for delivering video over the web.
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has appointed All3Media chief executive Jane Turton as Chair of the organisation’s board of trustees.
The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism will become an independent organisation funded by Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft.
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IBC has partnered with the Broadcast Academy to provide two days of panel sessions and training seminars.